June 2010

Jean-Baptiste Jung has a good blog post over at The Blog Herald that questions whether FeedBurner is still relevant. In the post, Jean examines how in the past month, his numbers if varied widely. As a long time user of FeedBurner, I too have seen numbers vary wildly with no (more…)

We haven’t heard much about VaultPress since its launch on March 31st but today, the site has started to roll out the first round of beta invites. Considering the nature of the service where backups are a continous event, they are controlling the growth of the service through the invite (more…)

BackupBuddy is a great plugin. In fact, recently, it’s become even better now that it has support for Amazon S3 for off site backups and the FTPS protocol. Another staple in the PluginBuddy store is the PluginBuddy Mobile plugin. This plugin enables you to use the built-in style manager you (more…)

In a nutshell, what does Mojo Themes do? First off, thanks for the opportunity to be interviewed on your site. It’s a cornerstone for the WP community and you’ve done a great job here. In a nut shell, MOJO Themes is a Buy & Sell theme marketplace. Our marketplace delivers (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I interviewed WordPress core developer, Andrew Nacin. Andrew joined the core committ team in February of 2010 and since then, he’s been an insanely active contributor all over the WordPress project whether it be through code, the forums, mailing lists, etc. During our conversation, (more…)

There has recently been a discussion on the WP-Forums mailing list concerning the following sticky thread. In a nutshell, there are two questions being considered. The first is whether decoding should be allowed on the forums. The second is whether this type of behaviour on the forum promotes the use (more…)

The last time I had a chance to check out the Front End Editor plugin was back on April 28th, 2009. In that review, I mentioned that the plugin functioned well but for some sections of the Hybrid News theme, it didn’t play nice. To coincide with the release of (more…)

So WordPress 3.0 is now in the public’s hands but for developers, what’s changed with regards to template tags? Navjot Singh of Nspeaks.com has a fantastic post on new and updated template tags for WordPress 3.0. Among them are wp_nav_menu, add_custom_background, and comment_form. Most of these template tags are for (more…)

This episode of WordPress Weekly was jammed pack with information. Not only did we cover the release of WordPress 3.0 along with some of the upgrade woes starting to be reported, we were also joined by Lisa Sabin-Wilson along with Michael Torbert of the All In One SEO Plugin and (more…)